Essential Meaning of confident
1 : having a feeling or belief that you can do something well or succeed at something : having confidence The class made me more confident (about myself). a confident young businesswoman See More ExamplesI am confident about my ability to do the job. The players seem more relaxed and confident this season. He has become more confident in his Spanish-speaking skills.
2 : showing that you have confidence a confident smile They have a confident air about them. His voice sounded confident.
3 : certain that something will happen or that something is true We are confident that conditions will improve soon. He seemed confident of success. [=sure that he would succeed]
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